About the Expo

King Cannabis is a two-day seed to sale expo. Meet producers, processors, greenhouse manufactures, security companies, investors, marketing groups and the numerous other b2b businesses from around the globe that support the marijuana industry. It’s time to grow your business! Get your exhibitor booth today, ask us about our early bird specials.

As a licensed professional in the marijuana industry you’ve recognized early on that knowledge is power! It can mean the difference between success, failure or a large monetary fine. Get educated by some of the best in the business to insure your longevity in this multi billion-dollar market place. Reserve your seats today before they are sold out!



In Attandance



The Spokane Convention Center campus sits on the banks of the Spokane River located in the heart of downtown providing spectacular views of the 100-acre Riverfront Park along with close access to numerous restaurants, hotels, entertainment opportunities and unique shopping. The campus, which includes the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center is attached to two major hotels and surrounded by many others. Built specifically to host events, the Spokane Convention Center is the  region’s premier choice for conventions, consumer shows, banquets, meetings and social events.

Directions and Parking

Guest Speakers

Jared Mirsky

CEO / Founder of OMD Agency

Jared Mirsky runs an award-winning cannabis-focused branding and marketing agency he launched in 09′. This makes his firm the longest running cannabis branding agency in the world. Jared has been featured in CNN Money, Geekwire, WeWork, Dope Magazine, NW Leaf Magazine, Leafly, Cashinbis, and most recently in the top 40 under 40 for Marijuana Venture Magazine.

Aaron Pelley

Cannabis Law Expert

Aaron Pelley has been an active part of Cannabis Law for over a decade and partnered with attorneys and experts that have been practicing “Cannabis Law” for over 20 years. He helped lay the groundwork for legal protections medical cannabis laws and is a leading advocate for cannabis business.

    Matt Cleary

    Cannabis law expert

    Matt Cleary holds a JD from the University of Colorado Boulder Law School. He has been interested and involved with the cannabis industry since it began, first in Colorado, and now in Washington.

      Ben Wu

      President & Chief Operating Officer

      Kush Bottles is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. They aim to be the gold standard for responsible, customized branding and packaging in this rapidly growing industry.

        Tad Hussey

        Tad received his BA from the University of Washington in 2000 and his Masters from Macquarie University in Australia in 2005. Upon returning to the States, Tad took over running the online business and the research and microscope testing for kisorganics.

          David Paleschuck

          Marketing Expert and Author of "Branding Bud”

          David has spent 20+ years as an avid consumer brand & lifestyle marketer. His career includes holding senior branding & marketing positions at American Express, MasterCard, PepsiCo and Microsoft.

            Joy Beckerman

            Joy Beckerman has been involved in the industrial hemp movement for over a quarter of a century, and her extraordinary passion for this unique and valuable crop is contagious! She is the Principal Industrial Hemp Specialist at Hemp Ace International, the Founding President of the Washington State Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association, a Board Member of NORML’s National Board of Directors, and holds leadership positions in multiple Cannabis organizations.

              Steve Nielsen

              Scott Nielsen is a 1984 graduate from Washington State University with a degree in Range Management, for twelve years Scott had been an Investigator with the pesticide management division of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) based in Spokane, Wa. He is now an area manager for the compliance program covering the eastern portion of the state. He has also served as president of the Washington State Weed Association in 2004.

                Dean Guske

                Dean Guske has over 30 years of experience in the areas of taxation, accounting and business consulting. In addition to his many years as a CPA, Dean has worked in private industry and was also a managing director of a real estate development company. The value he brings to his clients lies in his ability to identify and understand complex issues and how they relate to businesses and their individual owners.


                  Registration Check in: 10am – 11am

                  David Paleschuck, marketing expert and author of "Branding Bud: The Commercialization of Cannabis" shares his key findings from his soon to be released book which reviews over 300 legal cannabis brands from CO, CA, OR and WA states across many product types including flower, edibles, beverages, tinctures and pills as well as a new and innovative category including sublingual slips and transdermal patches. Learn what makes a brand recognizable and unique - and how you can make your brand stand out from the crowd.

                  David Paleschuck

                  This fast-paced, highly interactive program comes from the master of modern cannabis branding and marketing. It combines cutting-edge academic thinking and proven techniques to inspire and enable you to create and manage a powerful brand. Guided by Jared Mirsky, CEO and Founder of Online Marijuana Design — the largest cannabis branding agency in the world and two-time Dope Magazine Industry Awards winner for "Best Cannabis Design Firm" —you’ll gain insight into his innovative approaches and learn how to apply them in practice through real-world cases and structured exercises. You’ll learn how to use marketing and branding to build a profitable and enduring business and gain new insights into the importance and value of a strongly differentiated brand. You’ll come away empowered with new knowledge and skills you can apply immediately to increase customer loyalty, competitive advantage, and profitability.

                  Jared Mirsky, Founder & CEO of Online Marijuana Design (OMD Agency)

                  Event Pricing

                  • Entry into the event (1day) - $40 ($50 at the door) two day pass $70 - $75 at door
                  • 8 x10 exhibitor booth - $950 (early bird special good through April 15 2017) $1,400 (from April 15 through Aug 1st)$1,800 (through start of show) skirted table 1 chair)
                  • 8 x 20 exhibition booth - $2,400 (2 skirted tables 4 chairs)
                  • 16 x 20 exhibition booth – $6,500(purchase VIP badge receive $500 voucher towards cost of booth. (8 chairs 4 skirted tables)
                  • Entry into the VIP networking lounge - (with badge) - $125 per person
                  • VIP sponsorship – $2,500 ( sponsor the networking event with company banner and marketing materials.
                  • Major Sponsor – $20,000 ( featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and applicable print media.
                  • Title Sponsor - $ 25,000 ( First position in all applicable event promotions “John Doe presents” featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and and applicable print media.
                  • Seminars – Attend educational seminars - $149 per person. Good for all seminars (1day)
                  • All access pass - $355.00 (VIP room, admission to show, access to all seminars)
                  • Seminar room sponsorship - $2,500 (banner, marketing materials and conduct seminar)
                  • Cell charging station - Sponsor cell phone charging station - $1,000 (banner and marketing materials.
                  • Buy sell room – Ask your sales rep for details.
                  After party $50 per person ask your rep for details

                  Official King Cannabis T-shirt




                  Live music will be performing all throughout the event and the final night a full band will take center stage in celebration of the first annual King Cannabis expo and networking event.

                  Travel & Accommodations

                  Getting Here

                  Located along the I-90 corridor, Spokane is a simple drive from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. Downtown Spokane is located only seven minutes from the Airport.

                  Where to Stay

                  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center:

                  Located in the heart of downtown, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center puts you right in the middle of the action. Connected by sky-bridge to the Spokane Convention Center, this stylish and comfortable hotel is within walking distance of a vibrant district of shops and restaurants. Indulge in aged, hand cut, prime beef seared to perfection at Spencer’s for Steak and Chops. Work out in the fitness center, featuring modern cardio equipment and weights or take a relaxing swim in the heated outdoor pool and soak in the hot tub. 375 rooms.

                  Contact Us

                  Contact King Cannabis Expo at guy@kingcannabisexpo.com.